How to Find and Edit Your Apple Music Listening History

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Grace
January 27, 2024

When you come across a beautiful song on Apple Music during your crowded bus commute and you are unable to look at your phone, you might worry about missing out on the song. No worries, as you can review your Apple Music listening history to find recently played songs and locate your new favorite.

However, Apple Music doesn’t make accessing your listening history straightforward, so here’s a guide on how to find your Apple Music listening history on both mobile and desktop, along with instructions on how to edit or clear your recently played list.

CONTENTS

  1. Find Apple Music History on Mobile
  2. View Your Apple Music History on Desktop
  3. Delete a Song from Apple Music History
  4. Clear Your Entire Apple Music History
  5. Easy Way to Track Your Apple Music History

Part 1. Find Apple Music History on Mobile

  1. Launch the Apple Music app on your phone or tablet and play a song.
  2. Tap the playing song at the bottom of your screen.
  3. Select the Menu icon at the bottom right from the song page.
Now-Playing

  1. When you see “Playing Next” on the top, swipe down on the screen until “History” shows.
  2. Keep swiping down to see your entire Apple Music listening history.

Part 2. Find Your Apple Music History on Desktop

  1. Open iTunes on your Windows PC or Music on your Mac.
  2. Click the Menu icon on the top.
  3. Select the History tab. Your recently played songs are listed here.
find history desktop

Part 3. How to Delete a Song from Apple Music History

You can remove an individual song from your Apple Music History. Unfortunately, this feature isn’t supported on Android devices. Here’s how to remove any recently played song from Apple Music on iOS, Mac, and PC.

For iPhone and iPad

  1. Find the History from the Music app on your iOS device.
  2. Locate the song you want to delete from History.
  3. Swipe the song to the left and tap the Remove button to delete it from your listening history.
Remove-a-Song-from-History-iPhone

For Mac and PC

  1. From the Music app or iTunes on your computer, click the Menu icon on the top and select the History tab.
  2. Hover your cursor over the song you want to delete and click on the three dots next to the song.
Remove-a-Song-on-Mac

  1. Select Remove from History on the drop-down menu to delete the song.
Remove-A-Song-from-History-Mac

Part 4. How to Clear Your Entire Apple Music History

If you want to clear the entire Apple Music listening history instead of removing specific songs, you can easily do so on both your mobile device and computer.

For Android and iOS

  1. Find the History from the Apple Music app on your phone or tablet.
  2. Tab Clear next to History to delete the entire Apple Music listening history.
Clear-History

For Mac and PC

  1. From the Music app or iTunes on your computer, click the Menu icon on the top and select the History tab.
  2. Scroll down to the end of History, and click Clear at the bottom to remove the entire listening history.
Clear-History-Mac

Part 5. Easy Way to Track Your Apple Music Listening History

While Apple Music allows you to view and edit your listening history, this feature is only accessible with an active subscription. For an easy way to track your Apple Music Recently Played without a subscription, you can go with the best Apple Music downloader – Pazu Apple Music Converter. This safe and effective downloader helps you convert any Apple Music playlists, albums, and songs to MP3, AAC, FLAC, and other popular formats on Mac/Windows without any loss in quality. This way, you can enjoy lossless Apple Music and easily track your listening history anywhere and anytime.

Pazu Apple Music Converter not only downloads your favorite playlists and songs, but also preserves the original audio quality, ID3 tags, and metadata, so you won’t lose any important information. Notably, the converter has a really fast download and convert speed – almost 10 times faster than any other similar software. In addition, Pazu Apple Music Converter is integrated with the Apple Music web player, so you can batch convert any Apple Music playlist or album to the format you choose without iTunes or the Music app.

Program NamePazu Apple Music Converter
DeveloperPazusoft
Supported OSWindows 11/10/8.1/8/7 (32 bit & 64 bit) 
Mac OS X 10.12 or higher
Supported LanguageEnglish, Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Chinese
Built-in Apple Music Web PlayerNo need to install Apple Music app or iTunes
Output FormatsM4A/MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF
Key Features – User-friendly interface
– 10x Fast Music download speed
– Advanced DRM removal
– Lossless audio quality
– Keep original ID3 tags & metadata
– Download Apple Music songs, albums and playlists
– Unlimited downloads
– Adjustable output options

The following tutorial will show you how to download Apple Music to MP3 and get Apple Music for free. 

Step 1. Launch Pazu Apple Music Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Choose the output format

The default format is M4A in 256kbps. Apple Music Converter also supports MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF. Click the gear icon if you want to change the output format or output folder.

Apple Music Converter settings

Step 3. Choose a playlist, artist, or album you want to download

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose a playlist, artist, or album that you want to download.

add Apple Music songs

Step 4. Start to download Apple Music songs

Click the “Convert” button to start downloading Apple Music songs, albums, and playlists to MP3, so you can play them anywhere you want, even after canceling your Apple Music subscription.

convert Apple Music to MP3